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Featured Research: Trademarks and Digital Goods

Mckenna Mark

The question of whether we should treat digital files as relevant goods is ultimately one of policy. Digital files should only be treated as goods when consumers interact with them in a manner similar to their interactions with physical goods.

Professor Mark McKenna in new research, Trademarks and Digital Goods, argues that digital files should be treated as goods only when their origin is material to consumers. Therefore, a world of greater digitization might be a world in which trademark law has less relevance relative to design patent and copyright



The Antitrust Implications of Horizontal Shareholdings

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


2130 Eck Hall of Law, Faculty Meeting Room

We will have a panel on “The Antitrust Implications of Horizontal Shareholdings” focusing on the recent work of Einer Elhauge, Petrie Professor of Law at Harvard Law School on this hot topic at the intersection of corporate governance and antitrust law.

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